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Seasoned IUN professor named advisor to the chancellor

Seasoned IUN professor named advisor to the chancellor

Dr. Charles "Chuck" Gallmeier, of Gary, was appointed Jan. 1 an Indiana University Northwest Chancellor’s Professor, a special academic title conferred on professors designated as advisors to the chancellor.

January 30, 2014 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Why we still need Black History Month (and more)

YOUNG VOICES: Why we still need Black History Month (and more)

It’s that time of year again. Black History Month -- when schools across America adorn their hallways with African-American icons and Civil Rights champions. When classrooms discuss Martin Luther King’s powerful “I Have a Dream” speech and appreciate the courage of Rosa Parks and others.

February 25, 2013 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Sociology helps explain the issues and problems of human beings

YOUNG VOICES: Sociology helps explain the issues and problems of human beings

Sociology doesn’t receive much attention in high school. While students learn math, reading, history, science, physical education and art early in their education, sociology is typically not offered until junior or senior years of high school. Even then, it is only an elective. I was an uppe…

February 04, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: New means of communication reshaping lives, societies

GUEST COMMENTARY: New means of communication reshaping lives, societies

Communication technologies, especially social media, have made it possible for all of us, especially for those in power, to transmit ideas and information to billions of people around the world simultaneously and instantaneously. For the first time in human history, these technologies have c…

November 27, 2011 12:00 am
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